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Old 04-17-2008, 01:01 PM
 
Location: PA
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Do I honestly think we will all get along?

Yes....but I am talking years and years and years from now. Anything is possible.
Or maybe you think after years and years of Government public schools brainwashing and socialism we will just "be the same".
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Old 04-17-2008, 01:07 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Or maybe you think after years and years of Government public schools brainwashing and socialism we will just "be the same".
No, the generations will continue as will education (hopefully in the right direction) and as it has in the past till now people will become more and more understanding and tolerant to others who are different from themselves. That's why I say give it time, this will not happen in our lifetimes, but maybe our children's children's children.
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Old 04-17-2008, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Columbus, OH
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It'll take an alien invasion that annihilates half of the planet's populace before humans can get over their minor physical differences.....

Damn, where those blood thristy aliens Hollywood seems to be so fond of, when you need em?
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Old 04-17-2008, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Orlando, FL
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We're inherently more comfortable by those who are like us...identifying someone as "Catholic" means they probably share similar values if you're Catholic...Irish-American? Probably a more similar upbringing...it's how people go through the world. It's the same thing with race...Hispanic, Black, Asian, White...all have different cultures. There are many similarities with other Americans but there are differences. It will never be eliminated.
I didn’t realize it until midway through my second semester of college but whenever I started a new course, until I got to know my classmates I always made sure to sit with or near other black students, although generally by the time the course ended my “class buddy” was never black. I think subconsciously or maybe not so subconsciously- I’ll have to not think about it and see what happens – I gravitate toward people who look like me, but then as I get more comfortable I find people who I have more in common with personality wise.

I never considered myself racist though. Since I've had my son, most of my new friends are plus-sized but I don't hate my skinny friends I just don't hang out with them that much.

I did the same thing on my job, I started hanging out with two black girls but then after I’d been here for a while, I found that I had more in common with this Italian girl who worked in HR. Of course, shortly after I started hanging with her, I got a promotion which has forever labeled me as a “sell-out” and “ass kisser” with those same two girls, even though I applied for the promotion while I was still chilling with them. Go figure.
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Old 04-19-2008, 10:49 PM
 
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racism will never end in america as long as you have people teaching their kids hate or developing hate and those coming over here(immigrants) with prejudices theres alot of word that u can find/hear MANY(NOT ALL)hispanics not liking blacks.

if hispanics have racial hatred towards blacks intheir country would it beany different whenthey come in contact with black americans 1nce again i said many not all.

, after all it isnt just racism! its nationalism as well, i cant tell youhowmany times i hear hispanic groups belittle americans but when americans belittle there country or call them a name americans are called racist.

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Old 04-19-2008, 11:21 PM
 
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I did the same thing on my job, I started hanging out with two black girls but then after I’d been here for a while, I found that I had more in common with this Italian girl who worked in HR. Of course, shortly after I started hanging with her, I got a promotion which has forever labeled me as a “sell-out” and “ass kisser” with those same two girls, even though I applied for the promotion while I was still chilling with them. Go figure.
well those 2 chicks re jealous obvious!! but i dont get why you compared a girl from itlay to to black chicks, you shold have said you have more in comon with this white girl or when you was talking about the black girls just say americans, blacks are all over the world, theres many black groups
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Old 04-19-2008, 11:30 PM
 
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Not as long as there's money to be made by Jackson, Sharpton and alike. Plus, if racism goes away the democrats won't have any way to continue to have %13 of the population vote as a bloc. Give people the freedom from the need of government and the politicians who prefer to keep them at the government teat and suddenly you'll see a whoile new class of responsible citizens who care whether or not they're being lied to and how high their taxes are and they want be listening to flowery speeches by elitist ploiticians who only crave power and could care less about the people.
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Old 04-25-2008, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Orlando, FL
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well those 2 chicks re jealous obvious!! but i dont get why you compared a girl from itlay to to black chicks, you shold have said you have more in comon with this white girl or when you was talking about the black girls just say americans, blacks are all over the world, theres many black groups
I called her Italian because she is - if she was Spanish or Latin or Asian I would have called her that.

Also as a black girl, we don't typically walk around saying "americans" usually the only time a black person doesn't like to be called black (well the ones I know anyway) is if they are from another country; Haitian, Jamaican, Bohemian, etc...

It says black on my driver's license
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Old 04-25-2008, 03:50 PM
 
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Not as long as there's money to be made by Jackson, Sharpton and alike. Plus, if racism goes away the democrats won't have any way to continue to have %13 of the population vote as a bloc. Give people the freedom from the need of government and the politicians who prefer to keep them at the government teat and suddenly you'll see a whoile new class of responsible citizens who care whether or not they're being lied to and how high their taxes are and they want be listening to flowery speeches by elitist ploiticians who only crave power and could care less about the people.
Well, Sharpton and Jackson aren't going to live forever, and most black people I know don't really care for him that much. The media is the one who is always approaching him. And the last part of your quote was quite funny and tongue-in-cheek. I like!
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Old 04-25-2008, 06:08 PM
 
Location: In my view finder.....
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Will the poster ever get over this topic? News at 11.
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